Molar Flask

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Object Name: 
Small Bottle
Molar Flask
Accession Number: 
Overall H: 6.8 cm; Body W: 1.9 cm
Not on Display
Primary Description: 
Colorless. Blown (probably mold-blown); facet- and linear-cut. Bottle. Rim plain, with flat top; neck roughly cylindrical, but wider at top than at bottom; shoulder flat; body tall, with vertical walls and square cross section; at bottom of wall, four pointed feet, one at each corner. Decorated on neck and body. On neck: six contiguous vertical facets extending from rim to shoulder. On body: at each angle, two deep notches shaped like inverted Vs; on each face, shallow vertical cut between upper pair of Vs; on lower body, one continuous horizontal groove.
Nahman, Maurice (French, 1868-1948), Former Collection
Montbault, Mrs. C. de la Haye, Source
Islamic Glass in the Corning Museum of Glass Volume One (2010) illustrated, pp. 137-138, #227; BIB# 113723